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Nabrawind certifies with DNV the design of the tallest wind tower in the world

The Spanish company has certified the entire Nabralift 2.0 tower family, made up of three tower configurations that cover hub heights of between 140 and 190 meters. Nabralift 2.0, the new family of self-lifting towers from Nabrawind, has received the “Design Evaluation Conformity Statement” from DNV. The Nabralift 2.0 tower catalog is made up of … Continue reading Nabrawind certifies with DNV the design of the tallest wind tower in the world

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Vientos Patagónicos Wind Farm celebrates one year providing wind energy to Magallanes

One year after starting its operations, the Vientos Patagónicos wind farm has achieved a plant factor of 43% and consolidates its potential by injecting 27,132 MWh of wind power into the Punta Arenas Electric System to date. Developed by ENAP and Pecket Energy in Cabo Negro, this complex has been achieving good levels of reliability … Continue reading Vientos Patagónicos Wind Farm celebrates one year providing wind energy to Magallanes

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Celebrating Offshore Wind’s Forward Momentum In-Person, in Boston

This week, American Clean Power is in Boston for our Offshore WINDPOWER Conference and Exhibition.  As our organization’s first-in person conference, we all look forward to gathering together again to celebrate the forward movement for American offshore wind.   In March, the U.S. set a goal of generating 30 gigawatts of power from offshore wind by 2030. Since then, we’ve seen several positive industry developments. The final federal permitting … Continue reading Celebrating Offshore Wind’s Forward Momentum In-Person, in Boston

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WindEurope CEO visits German cement plant that’s running on blade waste

On 4 October WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson visited Holcim’s Lägerdorf plant in Germany, together with Claudia Grotz of Siemens Gamesa and Chair of WindEurope’s Sustainability Working Group.  They met the Geocycle team who are using wind turbines blade waste to generate heat and ash to help make cement.  It’s currently the only such cement plant … Continue reading WindEurope CEO visits German cement plant that’s running on blade waste

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Wind energy in México: Acciona puts the first wind power plant in the new wholesale electric power market

The milestone corresponds to the 183-MW El Cortijo wind farm in Tamaulipas, which is also the first renewable energy facility to start up under the Mexican Energy Reform. The El Cortijo wind farm owned by ACCIONA is the first energy installation ?conventional or not? to enter commercial operation within the framework of Mexico’s Wholesale Electricity … Continue reading Wind energy in México: Acciona puts the first wind power plant in the new wholesale electric power market

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Lake Turkana Wind Power, Africa’s largest wind farm

Kenya has officially given the go-ahead for the largest wind farm to be built in the country’s Lake Turkana region in the Rift Valley. The wind turbines will be supplied by Vestas Wind Systems, who confirmed that it has received an order for 365 V52-850 kW wind turbines. Once complete, the almost-400 turbines is expected … Continue reading Lake Turkana Wind Power, Africa’s largest wind farm

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Wind power: First wind farm in Mexico’s Jalisco state

The wind farm in Jalisco has 28 wind turbines with a generating capacity of 1.8 MW each, giving the wind power plant a total generating capacity of 50.4 MW, or enough to meet the power needs of 72,000 households. Officials have inaugurated the first wind farm in the western Mexican state of Jalisco, a wind … Continue reading Wind power: First wind farm in Mexico’s Jalisco state

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